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Mounting a Watercolor to a board tips

Posted by CJ Rider on March 20, 2015 at 11:40pm 0 Comments

Mounting a Watercolor to a board- tips 

1. spray adhesive-  is a great way to adhere a w/c to a board. in a well ventilated studio or OUTSIDE on a clean work surface (not under a tree) ... 

Spray at a distance of no closer than roughly 7 inches to avoid drips n globs yet still have strong adhesion and no further than 8 or 10 max. 

Plan ahead and spray a single pass across each area of the surface (slightly overlapping). you can make a second pass in this…

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The Eclipse, did you see it

Posted by Dawn on March 20, 2015 at 10:42pm 0 Comments

The Eclipse today versus 1999
A very disappointing cloudy day today here in the UK.

I recall being on the seafront back in 1999 with my family, the birds went to sleep and a strange silence. Then suddenly as daylight returned the birds flocked together and danced over the sea. It was the most amazing experience ever! Did you see the eclipse today and what was your experience

FLESH TONES- how to TIPS

Posted by CJ Rider on March 20, 2015 at 8:00pm 2 Comments

Ah... the elusive "gray spotted portrait palette" lol - (I'm an oldster) lol

Your flesh tones will depend on your choice of colors for the rest of the piece. To begin, pick your primary colors that you feel work for the overall piece (and stick with them). Then map out a few color charts for the fleshy colors you can make with them.

Remember: Everything that is…

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WIP.....

Posted by Terry Bassett on March 16, 2015 at 4:30pm 22 Comments

Work in Progress...4 feet by 4 feet Acrylic on Plywood

Within this painting whirling…

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OA Artists ~ List of Members specialising in specific areas of Art

Started by Dawn in Uncategorized. Last reply by alice green Mar 6. 106 Replies

http://orangearts.ning.com/profile/MichaelTolleson2015- BEING REVISED!  YOUR PATIENCE IS APPRECIATED!AS WE GROW, YOUR FEEDBACK IS VERY IMPORTANT.OA is proud to announce…Continue

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Watercolor/Acrylics/ and watercolor pencil Group

Started by Barbara Covil West in Sample Title Feb 1. 0 Replies

This group is for all of these wonderful mediums, every challenge will be set up to use these mediums-Please join us and have fun painting.More classes will be offered soon-Link below…Continue

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Finding a Famous Artist with same Ancestoral Name as Yours

Started by Dawn in Sample Title. Last reply by Dawn Feb 23. 24 Replies

Finding a Famous Artist with same Ancestoral Name as Yours!Members with a genealogy history may find this fun!Its about finding an artist with same surname. The surname has to be one of your ancestoral surnames and the surname of artists origin,…Continue

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